Timothy Busfield

Timothy Busfield as landed a recurring role on Sleepy Hollow, Entertainment Weekly reports.

The West Wing actor will play Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, whom Ichabod (Tom Mison) apprenticed under in the past.

Sleepy Hollow welcomes new allies and foes in Season 2

"Not a lot of people have actually played Ben Franklin, and the more I learn about him and read about him, he's a really fun guy," Busfield told the magazine. "He's a writer, and I love how that informs his mind."

Busfield's other TV credits include Revolution, Blue Bloods, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and Thirtysomething.

Sleepy Hollow returns this fall on Fox. Watch the Season 1 finale here.